County says yes to Lakeside Lodge incentives

Oconee County Council approved the ordinance of incentives to keep a planned condominium project at Hartwell Village from annexing to Clemson. The 4-0 vote, with Paul Cain absent, followed a public hearing at which two people spoke on the issue of the incentive agreement with the Lakeside Lodge developers. Councilman Julian Davis, addressing remarks toward the developers seated in the […]

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Grappling with small town issues

The West Union mayor, Linda Oliver, will lead a discussion tomorrow night on whether her town’s elections, now held in April, should be moved to November and held as part of General Elections when turnouts are greater. Last week, although none of the winning candidates faced ballot opposition, the West Union turnout was six percent of the number of town […]

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Friday is Doctors Day

As proclaimed by Congress in 1991, Friday is Doctors’ Day across the U-S-A. It will be a day to honor doctors for their work with patients in the communities they serve. In Oconee County, the Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation accepts tax-deductible gifts from patients in honor of their doctors. Since 2005, the local community has contributed more than $115 thousand […]

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WGOG Special Holiday Programming

WGOG Christmas Programming: Friday 12/22 @ 5:15 pm: “The Christmas Story” from The Bible as read by Rev. Jim Stokes presented by Bountyland Quick Stops (Repeats Christmas Eve @ 5 pm) Christmas Eve beginning at 12:05 PM: Santa Tracking presented by Blue Ridge Bank 6 pm Christmas Eve – 6 pm Christmas Day: An American Country Christmas with Kix Brooks […]

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Remi Alexander

Walhalla – Remington “Remi” Cheyenne Alexander, infant daughter of Robert G. Alexander, Jr. and Brittni Nicole Gee of 326 Circle R. Drive, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held 2:30 pm, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at Calvary Church of God in Westminster.  The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm, prior […]

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Frankie Elizabeth Brown Sheriff

Seneca, SC— Frankie Elizabeth Brown Sheriff, age 83, died peacefully at home on October 5, 2017. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 pm, Sunday, October 8, 2017, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:30 pm, prior to the service.  Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, […]

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Dr. Edward Newman Davis

Walhalla, SC — Dr. Edward Newman Davis, 83, passed away at his home in Walhalla, SC on August 25, 2017. He was born on February 16, 1934, in Greenville, SC, to the late Dr. John T. and Nell Balcome Davis of Walhalla. He leaves behind his wife Carolyn Meadows Davis, sons Edward Davis, Jr. (Roger), Ben Davis (Faith), Joe Davis and daughter […]

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